Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

  • Learn how to maintain specific Cisco IPS hardware.
  • Acquire skills to integrate the Cisco IPS sensor into a network.
  • Understand how to implement Cisco ASA cloud web security and clustering.

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Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

Course Overview

(IPS) An intrusion prevention system is a software application and network security which monitors a network for malicious activities such as, security threat, and policy violations. In this four-day training course, delegates will learn both basic and advanced concepts, including:

  • How to install and maintain Cisco IPS sensors
  • How to apply the Cisco IPS security policies
  • How to adapting traffic analysis and response to the environment
  • Configuring and maintaining specific Cisco IPS hardware

In this hands-on course, delegates will be able to configure Cisco IPS on real Cisco IPS devices, gaining the experience to carry out network security role. They will be able to know the Cisco IPS features to reduce the risk of IT infrastructure and correctly configure and implement the system.

After attending this course, delegates will know how to:

  • Implement Cisco ASA Identity Firewall policies
  • Set up the Cisco FirePOWER Services Module (SFR)
  • Installing and Integrating Cisco IPS Manager Express with Cisco IPS Sensors
  • Implement Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security and Cisco ASA Clustering
  • Describe Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall and Change of Authorisation Support
  • Describe the Cisco ASA5500X Series Next-Generation Firewalls, ASAv, ASA 5506-X, 5508-X, 5516-X, and ASASM plus and implement new ASA 9.4.1 features

Course Outline

Understand Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Cisco IPS Software, and Supporting Devices

  • Evaluating Intrusion Prevention and Detection Systems
  • IPS Software, Hardware, and Supporting Applications of Cisco
  • Assessing Network IPS Traffic Analysis Methods, Evasion Possibilities, and Anti-Evasive Countermeasures
  • Selecting a Network IPS and IDS Deployment Architecture

Installing and Maintaining Cisco IPS Sensors

  • Integrate Cisco IPS Sensor into a Network
  • Perform Initial Setup of the Cisco IPS Sensor
  • Managing the Cisco IPS Devices

Applying Cisco IPS Security Policies

  • Organising Basic Traffic Analysis
  • Cisco IPS Signatures and Responses
  • Configuring Cisco IPS Signature Engines and Signature Database
  • Installing Anomaly-Based Set-up

Adapting Traffic Analysis and Response to the Environment

  • Customising Traffic Analysis
  • Managing False Positives and Negatives
  • Improve Alarm and Response Quality

Managing and Analysing Events

  • Installing and Integrating Cisco IPS Manager Express with Cisco IPS Sensors
  • Managing and Inspecting Events Using Cisco IPS Manager Express
  • Using Cisco IME Reporting and Notifications
  • Integrating Cisco IPS with Cisco Security Manager and Cisco Security MARS
  • Using the Cisco IntelliShield Database and Services

Deploying Virtualisation, High Availability, and High-Performance Solutions

  • Using Cisco IPS Virtual Sensors
  • Deploying Cisco IPS for High Availability and Performance

Configuring and Maintaining Specific Cisco IPS Hardware

  • Cisco ASA AIP SSM and AIP SSC
  • Cisco ISR IPS AIM and IPS NME
  • Cisco IDSM-2


  • Lab 2-1: Performing the Cisco IPS Sensor Initial Setup
  • Lab 2-2: Managing a Cisco IPS Sensor
  • Lab 3-1: Configuring and Modifying Basic Cisco IPS Signatures and Responses
  • Lab 3-2: Configuring Cisco IPS Anomaly-Based Operation
  • Lab 4-1: Configuring Custom Cisco IPS Signatures
  • Lab 4-2: Managing False Positives and Negatives
  • Lab 4-3: Improving Alarm and Response Quality
  • Lab 5-1: Using the Cisco IME
  • Lab 5-2: Using Cisco IPS and Security Intelligence Web Resources
  • Lab 6-1: Designing Policy Virtualisation

Delegates should have completed the Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security course or have equivalent knowledge before attending.

This course intends for those who involved in the Cisco ASA firewall implementations and:

  • Security Administrators and Consultants
  • Customer Employee
  • Network Administrators and Engineers
  • System Engineers
  • Technical support Personnel
  • Channel Partner

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